MBLEx Study Guide 2017

MBLEx Study Guide 2017 Author MBLEx Exam Preparation Team
ISBN-10 1635301033
Year 2017-01-17
Pages
Language en
Publisher Ascencia Test Prep
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Ascencia Test Prep's study guide, MBLEx Study Guide 2017: MBLEx Test Prep and Practice Test Questions for the Massage & Bodywork Licensing Exam is a comprehensive book offering readers a full review of the subject matter covered on the MBLEx exam, test tips and strategies, real-world examples, and worked through practice problems. Ascencia's MBLEx book covers: The Foundation of Massage State Licensing The History of Swedish Massage Swedish Massage: Skills and Modalities Ethics The Role of Ethics Relationship between Therapist and Client Scope of Practice Professional Communication Professional Practice HIPAA and Confidentiality Client Records Equipment and Supplies The Therapist Growing and Maintaining a Business Anatomy and Physiology The Twelve Human Systems and Their Functions Energy Body The Meridians Kinesiology Pathology and Contraindication Pathology Contraindication Massage and its Benefits The Benefits of Touch Massage Modalities Hydrotherapy (Hot and Cold Therapies) Ascencia's MBLEx study guide also includes two full MBLEx practice tests, ensuring that readers will be prepared come test day.

MBLEx Test Prep

MBLEx Test Prep Author MBLEx Exam Preparation Team
ISBN-10 1635301319
Year 2017-03-24
Pages
Language en
Publisher Ascencia Test Prep
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Ascencia Test Prep's practice test book, MBLEx Test Prep: 3 Full-Length MBLEx Practice Exams for the Massage & Bodywork Licensing Exam offers three full MBLEx practice tests, ensuring that readers will be prepared come test day. Our practice exams cover all relevenat MBLEx content, including: The Foundation of Massage State Licensing The History of Swedish Massage Swedish Massage: Skills and Modalities Ethics The Role of Ethics Relationship between Therapist and Client Scope of Practice Professional Communication Professional Practice HIPAA and Confidentiality Client Records Equipment and Supplies The Therapist Growing and Maintaining a Business Anatomy and Physiology The Twelve Human Systems and Their Functions Energy Body The Meridians Kinesiology Pathology and Contraindication Pathology Contraindication Massage and its Benefits The Benefits of Touch Massage Modalities Hydrotherapy (Hot and Cold Therapies) About Ascencia Test Prep With healthcare fields such as nursing, pharmacy, emergency care, and physical therapy becoming the fastest and largest growing industries in the United States, individuals looking to enter the healthcare industry or rise in their field need high quality, reliable resources. Ascencia Test Prep's study guides and test preparation materials are developed by credentialed, industry professionals with years of experience in their respective fields. Every Ascencia book includes a comprehensive overview of the content knowledge that will be tested, along with practice questions for each section to enhance understanding. Full practice tests at the end of every book accurately reflect the exam, helping test takers determine if they are thoroughly prepared. Additionally, all Ascencia study materials offer exclusive tips from healthcare professionals to help readers thrive in their field beyond test day. Ascencia recognizes that healthcare professionals nurture bodies and spirits, and save lives. Ascencia Test Prep's mission is to help healthcare workers grow.

Mblex Practice Questions

Mblex Practice Questions Author Mometrix Media
ISBN-10 1630940127
Year 2014-01-13
Pages 61
Language en
Publisher Mometrix Media Llc
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MBLEx Practice Questions are the simplest way to prepare for the MBLEx test. Practice is an essential part of preparing for a test and improving a test taker's chance of success. The best way to practice taking a test is by going through lots of practice test questions. Taking lots of practice tests helps ensure that you are not surprised or disappointed on your test day. Our MBLEx Practice Questions give you the opportunity to test your knowledge on a set of questions. You can know everything that is going to be covered on the test and it will not do you any good on test day if you have not had a chance to practice. Repetition is a key to success and using practice test questions allows you to reinforce your strengths and improve your weaknesses. Detailed answer explanations are also included for each question. It may sound obvious, but you have to know which questions you missed (and more importantly why you missed them) to be able to avoid making the same mistakes again when you take the real test. That's why our MBLEx Practice Questions include answer keys with detailed answer explanations. These in-depth answer explanations will allow you to better understand any questions that were difficult for you or that you needed more help to understand.

MBLEx Secrets Study Guide

MBLEx Secrets Study Guide Author Mometrix Media
ISBN-10 1610720059
Year 2015-02-25
Pages 180
Language en
Publisher Mometrix Media Llc
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***Includes Practice Test Questions*** MBLEx Secrets helps you ace the Massage & Bodywork Licensing Examination, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive MBLEx Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. MBLEx Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to MBLEx Exam Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; A comprehensive Content review including: Integumentary System, Upper Respiratory Tract, Hydrotherapy, Digestive System, Rolfing, Aromatherapy, Lymphatic System, Swedish Massage, Basics Of Proprioception, Muscular System, Fascia, Professional Liability, Ligaments, Endocrine System, Circulatory Massage, Oriental Massage, Heat Applications, Function Of Special Senses, Chair Massage, Therapeutic Techniques, Metabolism, Body Wraps, Sagittal Plane, Muscle Shapes, Limited Liability Corporation, Isometric Contractions, Trigger Points, Point Of Insertion, Prime Mover, Trapezius Muscle, Serotonin, Friction Techniques, Coronal And Transverse Planes, Pectoralis Minor, Effleurage, Anabolism, Deep Tissue Massage, Lumbricals, Neuromuscular Massage, Palpation Assessment, Treatment Plan, and much more...

Mosby s Massage Therapy Review

Mosby s Massage Therapy Review Author Sandy Fritz
ISBN-10 9780323075510
Year 2009-06-16
Pages 592
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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No other massage review book offers such complete exam preparation! Written by massage therapy expert Sandy Fritz, this preparation tool offers more review content and questions than any other massage certification review. It gives you the practice and study tools you need for the NCE and MPLEx certification exams, state exams, and even mid-term or final exams. With complete coverage of the information you need to know to study more effectively and take tests more successfully, it helps you memorize terms, definitions, and key facts, all with an emphasis on critical thinking skills — a key part of any licensure or certification exam. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. More than 1,300 review questions include the two types of questions on the NCE — factual recall and comprehension. Content review includes a detailed review of body systems and their applications to massage. A new five-step review process lets you identify areas that need more attention as you study and prepare. Tips for studying and test taking; what to memorize; how to apply concepts and think critically help you hone test-taking skills better than ever before. A full-color design features 100 new illustrations showing massage techniques and Anatomy & Physiology.

Mosby s Essential Sciences for Therapeutic Massage E Book

Mosby s Essential Sciences for Therapeutic Massage   E Book Author Sandy Fritz
ISBN-10 9780323291132
Year 2013-12-27
Pages 736
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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The fourth edition of this science essentials text for massage students features new full-color photos and illustrations along with an easy-to-read, conversational style that explains A&P concepts clearly. The book not only helps students learn the information they need to pass certification exams, but it also helps them see how scientific content applies to actual practice. This new edition also features a very enhanced Evolve resource package, along with new material on boosting your knowledge of nutrition and research — two subjects of growing interest in the massage therapy profession. Clinical reasoning activities included in the workbook section for each chapter promote problem-based learning. Format combining workbook and textbook features gives you immediate review tools in the form of matching exercises, short answer questions, fill-in-the-blank questions, drawing exercises, and critical thinking questions. Sections on pathologic conditions feature intervention protocols as well as indications and contraindications for therapeutic massage. Expert author Sandy Fritz provides credibility and authority to the information presented. Practical Applications boxes in each chapter enable you to see the way material applies to real practice and supports competency-based learning. Highly illustrated format features over 700 full-color line drawings and photos. Updated chapters and artwork have all been revised to reflect the most current industry information and reviewer feedback. MTBOK mapping for instructors on the Evolve website includes a mapping document that links the student objectives in the book to the components of the MTBOK. New muscle illustrations in Chapter 9 clearly show attachments and actions, as well as the relationships between different muscles in composite drawings. Coverage of nutrition (now in Chapter 12) includes information on the digestive process, basics of solid nutrition, how vitamins and minerals affect the body, and how proper nutrition affects the functions of all systems of the body. Enhanced pathology and indications/contraindications appendix includes more illustrations to increase your understanding of what you may encounter during practice. Improved biomechanics chapter activities that use photos instead of drawings help you better understand and apply gait assessment and muscle testing concepts.

Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy Author Susan G. Salvo
ISBN-10 9780323239714
Year 2015-04-13
Pages 824
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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This book brings a whole new meaning to the word 'comprehensive'. Covering massage fundamentals, techniques, and anatomy and physiology, Susan Salvo's Massage Therapy: Principles and Practice, 5th Edition can be used as the only book for shorter massage therapy programs. This student-friendly text boasts over 700 illustrations and expanded neurosciences and neuroplasticity sections, plus a handy new color scheme for line drawings for origin and insertion that matches the painted skeleton found in most classrooms. It makes the essential concepts of massage therapy more approachable and helps you achieve success in class, on your licensing and certification exams, and in therapeutic practice. Clear, straightforward approach simplifies complex content for easier understanding. Complete anatomy and physiology section, in addition to material on techniques and foundations, gives you all the information you need in just one book. Certification Practice Exam on Evolve mimics the major certification exams in format and content, builds confidence, and helps increase pass rates. Over 700 high-quality illustrations, including line drawings and halftones, clarify difficult concepts in vibrant detail. Case studies challenge you to think critically and apply your understanding to realistic scenarios, foster open-mindedness, and stimulate dialogue. Profile boxes provide an inspirational, real-world perspective on massage practice from some of the most respected authorities in massage and bodywork. Clinical Massage chapter focuses on massage in clinical settings like hospitals, nursing homes, and medical offices to broaden your career potential. Two business chapters loaded with skills to make you more marketable and better prepared for today's competitive job market. Video icons refer you to the Evolve site featuring about 120 minutes of video covering techniques, routines, client interaction sequences, and case studies that facilitate the learning process and the practical application of the material. Evolve icons listed in each chapter encourage you to go beyond the lecture and reading assignments and learn more on the Evolve site. Evolve boxes at the end of each chapter list Chapter Extras found on Evolve that reinforce concepts learned in the chapter. NEW! Revised line drawing color scheme for origin and insertion matches the painted skeleton found in most classrooms, maintains consistency, and prevents confusion in learning origin and insertion points on the body. NEW! Coverage of Thai massage provides up-to-date content on the most useful, in-demand modalities that are most often requested by clients - and better prepares you for what you will encounter during training and practice. NEW! Updated text reflects changes to the new board certification exam so you have the most up-to-date, relevant information - and are fully prepared to pass the current exams. NEW! Brand new Think About It, Webquest, and Discussion features in each chapter's Test Your Knowledge section build your vocabulary usage and critical thinking skills necessary for day-to-day work with clients. EXPANDED! More content on pain theories, the neuromatrix model, and pain management, plus updated guidelines for massage after surgery and injury, equips you with essential information when working in rehab. NEW! Updated instructor resources, featuring more TEACH lesson plan classroom activities and an additional 500 test questions, provide instructors with more ways to interact with and test students.

Mosby s Fundamentals of Therapeutic Massage

Mosby s Fundamentals of Therapeutic Massage Author Sandy Fritz
ISBN-10 9780323413961
Year 2016-01-28
Pages 816
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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Success in massage therapy begins with a solid foundation in the fundamentals! Mosby’s Fundamentals of Therapeutic Massage, 6th Edition helps you build the skills you need, from assessing problems and planning treatment to mastering massage techniques and complementary bodywork. Case studies bring concepts to life, and guidelines to professionalism include topics such as ethics, legal issues, and best business practices. ‘How-to’ videos on an Evolve companion website demonstrate manipulation techniques, body mechanics, positioning and draping, and more. If you want to prepare for certification exams and succeed in practice, this resource from massage therapy expert Sandy Fritz is your text of choice. Research Literacy and Evidence-Based Practice chapter includes new research findings and explains how research is done, and how to read and understand it. Comprehensive coverage includes all of the fundamentals of therapeutic massage, including massage techniques, equipment and supplies, hygiene, working with special populations, and business considerations; it also prepares you for success on the National Certification Exam (NCE), the National Certification Exam for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCETMB), and the Massage and Bodywork Licensing Examination (MBLEx). Over four hours of video on Evolve demonstrate techniques and body mechanics — each clip is narrated and performed by author Sandy Fritz — and include a demo of practice management software. An entire chapter is dedicated to case studies which offer practice with clinical reasoning and prepare you to address common conditions encountered in professional practice. Step-by-step, full-color photographs demonstrate massage techniques and protocols by body area. A workbook/textbook format facilitates study and review with matching exercises, fill-in-the-blank questions, drawing exercises, and critical thinking questions. Coverage of body mechanics helps you to create an ergonomically effective massage environment and to determine appropriate pressure, drag, and duration application while applying massage methods. A spa chapter describes the massage therapy services offered at spas and looks at the spa as a possible career track in massage. Adaptive Massage chapter explains how to address the needs of specific populations, from pregnant women and infants to hospice patients and people with physical impairments. Example boxes reinforce specific concepts by showing real-life situations. Coverage of multiple charting methods helps you develop record-keeping and documentation skills, including SOAP and computer charting with simulation on Evolve. Foot in the Door boxes outline the professional skills expected by prospective employers. Learning features include chapter outlines, objectives, summaries, key terms, practical applications, and workbook sections. In-depth HIPAA coverage shows how to store records in a HIPAA-compliant manner and describes HIPAA requirements and training.

Review for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork Exams

Review for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork Exams Author MS. Joseph Ashton
ISBN-10 1605477125
Year 2010-01-01
Pages 327
Language en
Publisher
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Review for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork Exams, Third Edition is the most comprehensive study guide for any massage student or practitioner preparing for the NCETM or MBLEx exams. Each topic is presented in a concise outline format, and review questions are included after each part. Practice tests are offered that enable the user to simulate taking the actual exam. A companion website includes a pretest with chapter numbers alongside the answers, two additional quizzes, 500 electronic flash cards, a template for creating flash cards, crossword puzzles, a Jeopardy-style game, a Hangman-style game ("Don't Tip the Scale"), and labeling exercises.

Myology and Kinesiology for Massage Therapists

Myology and Kinesiology for Massage Therapists Author Cindy Moorcroft
ISBN-10 1496309073
Year 2014-10-01
Pages 496
Language en
Publisher Lww
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"This book is designed for massage therapy students taking a Myology (study of muscles) and/or Kinesiology (study of movement) course as part of their massage curriculum. Because muscles permit our body's movement, these topics complement each other. Massage therapy is frequently defined as the systematic manipulation of soft tissue of the body for therapeutic purposes"--Provided by publisher.